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The Mill House Hotel
Old Basingstoke Road


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The Millhouse Hotel and Restaurant at Swallowfield is a fine Georgian House which dates back to 1823 and was formerly the home of the 1st Duke of Wellington. It is set in beautiful landscaped gardens beside the River Loddon.

In March 1994 Les and Pam Banks and Mark and Kim Pybus as a family acquired the Millhouse Hotel and have subsequently restored and refurbished the Hotel whilst still retaining its original character. With their joint expertise they have established an excellent and favoured venue for weddings, conferences and all kinds of celebrations and events and a enviable reputation for their fine cuisine, holding an AA Rosette Award.

The Hotel has two rooms licensed for civil wedding ceremonies to accommodate up to 120 people.

We also offer the Duke's Marquee which is set in our landscaped garden thus preserving its existing charm. The Marquee can cater for up to 150 people seated and 180 for evening celebrations and is fully self contained, featuring a covered walkway to the Hotel where a guest lounge is available.

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Ratings/Awards: 2 Star
AA Rosette
Number of Rooms: 11
Number Ensuite: 11 + 1 private bathroom

Price per Person

Double: £50
Twin: £50
Single: £79.50
Suite: £60
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Name: Garden Room
Cuisine: Modern French and English
Awards: AA Rosette

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Credit Cards Accepted
Room Service
Open All Year
TV in Rooms - & internet access; free w-fi
Conference/Business Facilities

Sample Menu:


Chefs Homemade Soup of the day
(served to your table)
Chef’s selection of cold hors d'oeuvres

The Carvery
Roast Beef served with Yorkshire pudding and gravy
A second roasted joint
Chef's special dish of the day
Chef’s vegetarian dish

Roast Potatoes and seasonal vegetables

A choice of Chef’s homemade puddings

Coffee, tea & mints

£13.50 2 course, £3.50 puddings, £1.50 Coffee per person
Children under 9 years old £8.50 per child
a discretionary 10% service charge is added to all restaurant bills

Menu A La Carte

Les Entrées

Trio of Salmon Confit, Smoked & Bread Crumbed served with
Horseradish Sauce, Beetroot Coulis & Homemade Tartar Sauce

Pan Fried Quail on a Bed of Roasted Cherry-Tomato,
Black Olives & Thyme

Puff-Pastry Tartlet with Roasted Shallots
& Tarragon Glazed with Local Wigmore
& Waterloo Cheese

Homemade Soup of the Day

Les Plats Principaux

Pan Fried Fillet of Beef Glazed with Barkham Blue
On a Wild Mushroom Ragout

Roasted Rump of New Season Lamb with Sautéed
Spring Greens & Rosemary Jus

Corn-Fed Chicken with a Pork & Pistachio Farce
& Served with a Port Wine Cream

Fillet of Whiting with Gremolata Crust
Served upon a Mussel & Saffron Fricassée

Char Grilled Halloumi with a Spicy Couscous,
Roast Red-Pepper Cheeks
& Chilli Infused Olive Oil

Les Desserts

White Chocolate & Lemon Mousse
with Confit of Lemons & Raspberry Sauce

Banoffee Pie Topped with Belgium Chocolate
Shavings & Toffee Sauce

Crème Brûlée Infused with Fresh Mint

Peach & Nectarine Sabayon

Selection of Local Cheeses & Biscuits

Coffee and Petit fours

£ 24.50 per person for two courses
£ 29.50 for three courses including coffee
Discretionary 10% is added to all restaurant bills
VAT is included at the prevailing rate

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